Children of Vertigo
A celebration of Hitchcock's Vertigo and its lasting impression upon cinema.
March 18 - April 7, 2020
Join us for a four-film series and class celebrating the cinematic primacy of Vertigo, featuring three films directly influenced by the film, the original 1958 Hitchcock masterpiece, and culminating in a Cinema DNA class taught by Robert C. Cumbow on April 7 at our SIFF Film Center.
March 18 | SIFF Film Center
March 24 | SIFF Film Center
March 31 | SIFF Film Center
Vertigo (4k restoration)
April 4 | SIFF Cinema Uptown
Cinema DNA Class: Children of Vertigo
April 7 | SIFF Film Center
USA | 1976 | 98 minutes | Brian De Palma
March 31, 2020
Written by Taxi Driver scribe Paul Schrader (First Reformed) and scored by Hitchcock collaborator Bernard Herrmann (Psycho, Vertigo), Brian De Palma’s 1976 thriller about a man haunted by a kidnapping gone wrong is a potent and provoking love letter to Hitchcock’s Vertigo.
USA | 1958 | 128 minutes | Alfred Hitchcock
April 4, 2020
Named the greatest film of all time by Sight and Sound’s critics poll, Alfred Hitchcock’s densely packed psychological thriller concerns a cop (James Stewart) suffering from vertigo whose encounters with a woman (Kim Novak) produces an unseemly obsession in him.